Sales Operations Analyst in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What you will do

Performs a variety of finance/accounting functions, focused on accurate commission payments and reporting, in support of our salesforce.  All work must be in accordance with standard procedures in general accounting and other financial areas.  

  •  Act as business partner to salesforce to provide support including ad hoc requests, trainings, & commission-related inquiries.
  • Collaborates on regular basis with leadership including VP, Directors, and Finance leads.
  • Subject matter expert of commissions system & sales reporting tool, including data warehouse & system’s logic.
  • Actively participates in review of salesforce compensation plans, including SPIFs and bonus objectives, acting as liaison between finance & sales leadership.
  • Will work cross-functionally with counterparts to support salesforce/business needs, identifying areas of improvement.
  • Compiles test scripts and participates in UAT, user experience testing, and all projects.
  • Responsible for calculating, researching, and processing monthly sales commissions for business unit.
  • Assists in the completion of journal entries & month end reporting in a timely manner while compliant with GAAP.
  • Assesses commission programs, using data to provide feedback to sales leadership on effectiveness.
  • Influences the formulation of policy, programs, and incentives, providing feedback and focus in specific areas. 


What you need

  • 1-3 years of accounting and financial analysis experience preferred.
  • B.A. or B.S. in business or related curriculum.
  • Shows solid grasp of commission fundamentals and possesses the technical skills necessary to adequately support business needs.
  • Demonstrates solid business expertise for his/her respective business unit, so that he/she may adeptly problem-solve and/or anticipate commission requests.
  • Peers include Analysts.
  • Adept at solving moderate to complex commission and system challenges.
  • Must understand operations, process and procedures and be able to represent this information in financial/statistical format.
  • Must be able to consistently apply GAAP to all activities and functions.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be PC literate with working knowledge of standard accounting/financial software.
  • Advance Excel experience required.
  • Experience with Power BI or Tableau preferred.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to use independent judgment effectively.
  • Exceptional inter-personal communication skills.


Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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